Virumandi | Tamilian
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Virumandi

(2004)

Director:

Kamal Haasan

Stars:

Kamal Haasan, Abhirami, Pasupathy

Virumandi (Tamil: விருமாண்டி) is a Tamil-language Action film which is Directed by Kamal Haasan & performed by Kamal Haasan, Abhirami, Pasupathy and Released on 26 February 2004.

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    The film begins with Angela Kathamuthu (Rohini), a civil Rights activist and her cameraman in Madras Central Prison interviewing prisoners serving life imprisonment and awaiting the death sentence, for her PhD thesis in law, against the death penalty. When she enters the prison for the second day, there is a sit-in protest, demanding the reason for the sudden death of Death penalty convict Narayanan, who secretly told Angela, the previous day, about immoral practices of Deputy-Jailor. She meets Kothala Thevar (Pasupathy) who is serving a life sentence, for assisting in the murder of 24 people in District of Theni. He tells his version of the story that led to his conviction.

    According to him the root cause of the problem is Virumaandi Thevar (Kamal Haasan), a happy-go-lucky rogue. Virumaandi has a large part of the land in CK Patti, their village, and has high underground water levels, which is eyed by every other farmer. Virumaandi lost his mother at 4, and was taken to Chennai, and later to Singapore by his dad Thavasi thevar. Even after his dad dies he lived there, but at age of 25 Virumaandi was convicted for a small crime,whipped and exiled back to India.

    Also Known As:

    விருமாண்டி | Sandiyar

    Release Date:

    26 February 2004

    Writers:

    H. Banerjee, Kamal Haasan

    Production Co:

    Raajkamal Films International

    Budget:

    10 crore

    Box Office:

    40 crore